Five days of testimony last week came from more than two dozen witnesses and about 180 pieces of evidence were presented to the jury.
The spring-action theater-like seats of the courtroom were more of a struggle for this fat boy to quickly “rise” from and stand. Holding a cell phone in one hand and steno pad in the other didn’t help.
Tennessee is divided into thirty-one judicial districts each with judges, district attorneys and public defenders to administer the criminal justice system.
The trial will pick up Monday morning with closing arguments from the prosecution and defense and instructing the jury of the guidelines it must follow in deciding the case.
Day four of the triple murder trial of Robert Seth Denton included testimony from his 11-year-old sister, who had a hard time answering defense attorney Ricky Curtis’ questions under cross-examination.
Most of the trial’s third day focused on law enforcement procedure: three SCSO detectives described how the murder scene was processed, how evidence was gathered and sent to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and dozens of pieces of evidence were officialy submitted and shared with the jury.
Day two of the triple-murder trial of Robert Seth Denton brought testimony from 11 people who witnessed the aftermath of the deaths he is charged with, and the playing of 911 calls both he and his grandfather made that night.
BLOUNTVILLE — Trial is underway for a triple murder that took place in front of six children in August 2015 at a home near Bristol — the defendant charged with the deaths of his grandmother, mother and stepfather and facing life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Many Americans might be familiar with the filibuster conducted by Jimmy Stewart, playing Sen. Jefferson Smith in Frank Capra’s classic film “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” but there have been some famous filibusters in the real-life Senate as well.
I still think a coworker was pulling my leg a few days ago when he claimed not to remember the name “Cabana Apartments.” He, in turn, clearly didn’t accept my claim it was commonly called “Sin City” when I was growing up.